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Certified Surgical First Assistant

Job ID 11056205 Date posted 02/28/2019
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About CarolinaEast Medical Center

CarolinaEast Health System is dedicated to quality and compassionate care across the Coastal Carolina region. The flagship of the health system is a 350 bed full service medical center housing a complete compliment of inpatient and outpatient services with the latest technology. CarolinaEast Health System employs 2,500 dedicated team members. We have physician practices in various specialties spanning four counties. Our employees create a culture of excellence that connects our patients to the same level of care that is usually found at larger medical centers while maintaining a friendly, community feel throughout our facilities. CarolinaEast offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full time employees as well as benefits to part time plus and part time employees. CarolinaEast Medical Center is the only continuous 5-star rated hospital by CMS in North Carolina.

Job Summary: This position will provide aide and exposure, hemostasis, closure and other intraoperative technical functions that help the surgeon carry out a safe operation with optimal results for the patient.The surgical assistant performs these functions during the operation under the direction and supervision of the surgeon and in accordance with hospital policies and appropriate laws and regulations.

Busy Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular (CTV) programs. The CVOR CFA works as a First Assist to Cardiovascular Surgeons. Some common procedures that the CFA will first assist on are coronary artery bypass, aortic valve replacement and mitral valve surgery. 250-300 open heart cases a year. The CFA will autonomously harvest vein for CVOR and vascular cases. Other job duties include assisting with all CTV cases. CFA's play a hands-on role in surgical procedures by controlling bleeding, suturing incisions and wounds and intervening if complications arise.

Minimum Requirements: Successful graduate of a Surgical First Assistant Program and is certified as a Surgical First Assistant.  1 - 2 years CVOR experience is required. Possess the ability to effectively communicate with physicians, staff, and coworkers. Must maintain current CPR certification.

****Hourly rate does not include CVOR differential****

****Sign-on bonus of $10,000 for candidates with one year or more experience****

***Relocation reimbursement of $5000 based on our guidelines***


Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Shift and days vary
Education: Graduate of a Surgical Tech or Central Supply Program
License or Experience: American Heart Association BLS (CPR) Certification Required Certification Required 1-2 years experience is required
Location: CarolinaEast Medical Center
Department: Operating Room

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